Architectural and Civil Drafters Salary Information in West Virginia

The average annual and hourly salaries for architectural and civil drafters in the state of West Virginia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of architectural and civil drafters amongst West Virginia areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Architectural and Civil Drafters in West Virginia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,980
25th Percentile Wage
$35,980
50th Percentile Wage
$45,340
75th Percentile Wage
$61,480
90th Percentile Wage
$83,380

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for architectural and civil drafters in West Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $83,380. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $45,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,980.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of architectural and civil drafters from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$45,340
1.92% 7.59%
2016
$44,470
13.51% -
2015
$38,460
2.08% -
2014
$37,660
-11.92% -
2013
$42,150
0.59% -
2012
$41,900
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Architectural and Civil Drafters in West Virginia Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of architectural and civil drafters in some West Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of architectural and civil drafters in state of West Virginia ranges from $36,880 to $57,630. The highest paying area for architectural and civil drafters in West Virginia is Washington-Arlington-Alexandria with a median annual salary of $57,630. The second highest paying city/area in West Virginia State is Winchester (mean annual salary $47,240). The lowest paying area is Morgantown with a median annual salary of $36,880.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria
$57,630
Winchester
$47,240
Charleston
$45,240
North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$44,290
Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$39,360
Huntington-Ashland
$39,140
Hagerstown-Martinsburg
$37,910
Wheeling
$37,810
Morgantown
$36,880




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